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The Only Skill That Really Matters for Recruiting & Sourcing

While there’s been some slight advances in the tools and technologies available for finding top talent, even the most advanced systems are simply automating what the most effective sourcers and… Get the Rest

sourcing

What Happens When An Old School Sourcer Returns To The Game?

I don't get to listen to the Recruiting Animal Show has often as I like, but I try to catch it whenever the guest is sourcing-focused.  On January

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5 Recruitment Content Marketing Predictions for 2016

I know---you're a recruiter, so you probably don't care a ton about content, except, you know, job ads and resumes and social profiles and search results and $hit

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What’s The Biggest Challenge HR Faces In 2016?

Is there just one challenge for HR in 2016? I was asked that in a recent interview, which was really a speaker audition. In my mind, right now,

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Why Is Boolean Still Important?

I recently did a webinar on boolean, and someone asked me why wouldn't I just use keywords versus employing boolean operators? Well... would you like to find a haystack

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Veteran? 10 Tips For Using LinkedIn In Your Job Search

I had the distinct pleasure of speaking to a new local Military Officer Association of America (MOAA) Business & Networking Group this past week.  My task? Give the attendees an inside view

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Hate Your Job? Think About What Makes You Happy.

I've been sourcing for a long time. Seventeen years, exclusively, on top of that when I was a generalist and full-life cycle recruiter.  I will say I source, not

ats

Whaddya Mean… You Don’t Love Your ATS?

I love my ATS. It's iCIMS. They should send me a t-shirt that says I "heart" iCIMS... just like those I "heart" NY shirts. I'd wear it. All

skills

Is Employment Branding The Next Key Skill of the Super Sourcer?

Ahhh... Employment Branding (EB)---the most buzzed-about phrase in recruiting today and a hell of a lot more sexy than Candidate Experience (CE). It's so interesting---this meld of Social Media, Recruiting

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The RIGHT Way To Source Candidates

Would things be easier if there was a right way? Honey, there is no right way.  ~Hozier Sorry to lead you in... but really there is no right